hum186 | undergraduate
Media Influences On American Culture
This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Advertising and the Culture of Consumerism
- Outline key persuasive techniques used in consumer advertising.
- Identify critical issues in advertising.
- Explain the role of advertising in a culture of consumerism.
The Formative Influence of Mass Media on American Culture
- Identify the effects of mass media on American culture.
- Summarize the evolution of mass media.
- Describe the value of media literacy.
- Explain the implications of media convergence.
The News Media – Journalism and Democracy
- Describe the role of the news media in politics.
- Assess how information media affect American values.
- Explain the social responsibilities of the news media.
- Evaluate the transformative effect of electronic media on journalism.
The Significance of the Internet and Social Media
- Explain the implications of easily obtainable information.
- Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of social media.
- Assess credibility issues regarding information on the Internet.
The Power of Sounds and Images – Music, Radio, Television, Games, and Film
- Explain the reflective relationship between American culture and various entertainment media.
- Assess how entertainment media affect American values.
- Analyze the influence of entertainment media on social behavior.
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